Reminder: Call for contributions. Theme: New technologies, culture and accessibility
Deadline 29 February
The Forum of Equality in Culture: Accessibility 3.0
Open call for preliminary workshops, round table discussions, case presentations and introductory visits in connection with The Forum of Equality in Culture! Submit your proposal by 29 February 2016. We will notify the selected applicants by 18 March 2016. The proposals will be selected by a jury. Jury members are experts of accessibility, culture and technology. After the selection we will send more detailed instructions to the participants. The preliminary programme will be publicized in May 2016.
The Forum of Equality in Culture: Accessibility 3.0 will be held on 3 November 2016 at Media Centre Lume in Helsinki. The programme also includes preliminary workshops held on 2 November 2016 and introductory visits to various organizations on 4 November 2016. The themes of the forum are new creative technologies in the field of arts and culture and their potentials to enhance accessibility and equality. The forum is meant for stakeholders in the field of arts and culture, experts in technology and accessibility, users of culture and everyone interested.
Please note that we cannot pay fees and are unfortunately unable to compensate for travel costs.
The forum is a three-day event. The programme of the forum:
Wednesday 2 November 2016: preliminary workshops at different venues
Thu 3 November 2016: Seminar day at Media Centre Lume, case presentations and round table discussions
Fri 4 November 2016: introductory visits to different organizations
Proposals can be submitted by organizations, working groups and private persons.
The Forum of Equality in Culture is organized by the Culture for All Service in collaboration with Aalto University (Media Factory), Helsingin Seniorisäätiö, Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre, Näkövammaisten kulttuuripalvelu (Cultural Service for the Visually Impaired), SAMS (Samarbetsförbundet kring funktionshinder rf), Tanssin talo ry (The Dance House Helsinki) and The Finnish Film Foundation.
tel. + 358 40 963 9908
Culture for All Service / Yhdenvertaisen kulttuurin puolesta ry
The website of the forum